How to Watch MLB Games Without Cable the Week of April 12

Week 3 of the 2021 MLB regular season continues with a loaded lineup of nationally televised games. ESPN and ESPN+ will be the home of this week’s national games, with various regional sports networks providing the local broadcasts. Fans will be in attendance at ballparks throughout the league; however, cord cutters can find out how to watch all of this week’s national MLB games at home, below.

The Games – Start Times and Channel

Monday, April 12

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Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins2:10 p.m. ETESPN+, NESN, & Bally Sports North

At 6-3, the Boston Red Sox are putting their 3-0 road record on the line against a tough 5-4 Minnesota Twins club. Minnesota is the favorite to win; however, the Twins are 2-3 as the favorites this season, while the Sox are 3-0 as underdogs.

Tuesday, April 13

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Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins2:10 p.m. ETESPN+, NESN, & Bally Sports North
Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets7:10 p.m. ETESPN, NBC Sports Philadelphia, & Sportsnet New York
Cincinnati Reds at San Francisco Giants9:45 p.m. ETESPN, Bally Sports Ohio, & NBC Sports Bay Area

The late national game will be a rematch between two heavy hitters that started the week at 6-3, when the San Francisco Giants host the Cincinnati Reds on ESPN. These two clubs are among the best in the National League and will look to continue the trend as the season progresses.

Wednesday, April 14

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Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves7:20 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Florida, & Bally Sports South

ESPN+ streamers will be able to watch the third game in a four-game series between the Marlins and the Braves. The Marlins will look to get their season back on track after getting swept by the St. Louis Cardinals, and winning a single game in Loan Depot Park against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Thursday, April 15

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Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays7:10 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun

The AL East and AL West will come to a clash on ESPN+ when the Rays host the Rangers.This will be the last game in a four-game series between the two clubs.

Friday, April 16

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New York Mets at Colorado Rockies8:40 p.m. ETESPN+, Sportsnet New York, & AT&T SportsNet-Rocky Mountain

ESPN+ will have the national broadcast of the first game in a three-game series between the Rockies and Mets. The Mets will be looking to dominate during this 3-game homestead while the Rockies will look to establish a road winning streak.

Saturday, April 17

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Arizona Diamondbacks at Washington Nationals1:05 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Arizona, & MASN2

Another nationally broadcasted game on ESPN+ will be a  battle in the National League when the Nationals host the Diamondbacks. The Nationals have had a few of their games postponed earlier this season due to protocols, and they’ll be looking to turn things around against a tough Diamondbacks club.

Where to watch MLB games

With a full schedule of MLB games across the country, fans have plenty of choices when it comes to watching each game from the opening pitch to the final at bat.

MLB.tv: Fans can watch live games from their favorite out-of-market teams with one of the packages provided by MLB.tv. Upon signing up, fans will get a 7-day free trial for the service. For $109.99/yr. fans can watch all the games from an out-of-market team with Single Team. Catch every game from every out-of-market team for only $24.99/mo. with Monthly. For the best value, stream every out-of-market team via the All Team package for only $129.99/yr.

ESPN+: Watch select MLB games throughout the season on ESPN+ for $5.99 per month, or save over 15% with an ESPN+ Annual Plan at $59.99 per year.

Subscribers to live TV streaming services can check out our chart below to see if your service will be streaming today’s games.

ChannelAT&T TV (*Starts at $85/mo.)fuboTV (*Starts at $64.99/mo.)Hulu + Live TV (*Starts $64.99/mo.)Sling TV (*Starts at $35/mo.)Youtube TV (*Starts at $64.99/mo.)
ESPNYesYesYesYesYes
*NBC Sports Regional NetworksYesYesYesYesYes
Bally Sports Regional NetworksYesNoNoNoNo
AT&T SportsNet Regional NetworksYesYesNoNoNo
Root Sports NorthwestYesNoNoNoNo
Sportsnet New YorkYesYesYesNoYes
Spectrum SportsNetYesNoNoNoNo
Marquee Sports NetworkYesNoNoNoNo
MASNYesNoNoNoNo
NESNYesYesNoNoNo
YES NetworkYesNoNoNoNo

*Due to the MLB’s blackout restrictions, local fans may have to watch some games on regional sports networks as coverage varies based on location.